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New Student in 2016?

Congratulations on gaining a place in the
Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide!

Health Sciences New Student Enrolment

Follow our steps for what to do next to prepare for Uni!

  • Step 1You Have Received an Offer... What Next?

    If you applied through SATAC and received an offer for your 1st preference, you do not need to respond as SATAC have automatically accepted on your behalf.

    If you would prefer to defer or reject your offer you will need to do so through the SATAC website.

    If you have not received your 1st preference, you will need to accept, reject or defer your offer for another of your preferences through the SATAC website. To do this you will need your SATAC reference code. The SATAC website provides all of the instructions you need.

  • Step 2Apply for Academic Credit Transfer for prior tertiary study

    If you have completed study at another tertiary institution, you may apply for credit toward your University of Adelaide program. To apply, you will need:

    • an Application for Credit form
    • an official Academic Transcript
    • course outlines (syllabus descriptions) of the courses for which you are seeking credit

    To submit a completed application, or if you have further questions, contact the Faculty of Health Sciences office.

  • Step 3First Year Courses

    There are a variety of courses available in first year depending on the degree/program chosen.

    Before you enrol, you will need to understand the flexibility of choices that your degree offers and the way in which your Level 1 studies will shape your options at Levels 2 and 3. There are a number of subject areas offered in first year, and you will need to select your courses according to your program structure and the area of health science you are interested.

    Don't worry, you will get all the advice and support you need to select your courses when you attend the Enrolment Advice Session (Step 4).

  • Step 4Program Information Session

    Date: Please refer to the Program Information Sessions & O'Week Timetable

    Time: A Welcome Email will be sent to students with notification of specific times.

    Location: Please refer to the Program Information Sessions & O'Week Timetable

    Please make sure you have completed your Enrolment Checklist in Access Adelaide before attending this session. This step can take around half an hour to complete, and will require information such as your Tax File Number.

    At the Program Information Sessions, students will be provided with one on one academic advice, assistance with timetabling and any further enrolment assistance needed.

    What to bring:

    • A copy of your academic qualifications (ie Year 12 results, diploma or degree transcripts)
    • Your SATAC offer letter
    • Your student ID number and password

    If you are unable to attend:

    If you are unable to attend the Enrolment Advice Session, please contact the Faculty of Health Sciences to make an alternative appointment for enrolment assistance. Email, or call 8313 5336.

    Once enrolled, collect your student ID card.

    Activate your student account by logging into Unified and clicking on the 'activate' button in the email portal. All communication from the University will be sent to this email account.

  • Step 5Getting Started at Uni

    Getting Started

    So you've accepted your offer and are now ready to study at the University of Adelaide! So what next?

    Starting at University can be both a scary and exciting experience. It's sometimes hard to know where to start, but don't worry. We are here to help and we will be with you every step of the way!

    There is a step by step guide to help you start your University experience. Completing this step by step guide will help you setup your University services, plan and enrol in courses, get your student ID card and will guide you through O'Week.

    So what are you waiting for?

  • Step 6Welcome Session

    Welcome Session information will be available soon.

  • Step 7Faculty of Health Sciences O'Week

    Faculty of Health Sciences O'Week Sessions

    The Faculty of Health Sciences will be running Orientation activities, all students are encouraged to attend.

    View Program Information Sessions and O'Week Timetable

    Students are also encouraged to attend wider University O'Week events and activities which are listed in the Universities O'Week Planner.

    Please visit the Universities Orientation Website for additional information, resources and activities.

  • Step 8Peer Mentoring Program

    Studying at Uni can be exciting and challenging, with so many new experiences and things to learn!

    The Peer Mentoring Program is a great way to meet other students and have your questions answered.

    The program provides you with a Student Mentor who knows from personal experience what it’s like to start at Uni!

    Our mentors give important ‘insider’ information’ which give you skills to succeed, settle in and feel confident, so you can take the right steps towards Uni success!

  • Step 9Prepare for uni and check out the calendar of critical dates

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    Get Connected to your Student Society!

    Adelaide Health Sciences Society (AHSS) is the society for all Health Sciences Students who are studying or have an interest in Health Science at the University of Adelaide.

    Adelaide Nursing Students Society (ANSS) The Adelaide Nursing Students' Society (ANSS) aims to be the voice for all University of Adelaide nursing students, both current and postgraduates. 

    Psychology Students' Association (The Psychos) is a club run by Psychology students from the University of Adelaide (affectionately known as “The Psychos”).

    Adelaide University Dental Students Society (AUDSS) has represented South Australian Dental and Oral Health Students since 1919!

    Adelaide Medical Students Society AMSS) A society for Medicine Students and offers representation, educational resources, social events and discounts. There's something for everybody!


    The Adelaide University Union has great information and resources. They also have a list of all clubs and societies you can get involved with, check it out!

    Get Prepared!

    Use Unibooks to see which textbooks are required for your course. There are also various resources for purchasing second hand textbooks.

    Make yourself familiar with the University's critical dates. The last day to add courses is also the last day that you can change class times, and the census date is the last day that you can erase a course from your record.

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T: +61 8 8313 1461

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